Report Details

It was a late afternoon low tide on a sunny day, but few people or animals were on the beach. There was lots of sea foam, but almost no litter, and there were no major environmental issues to address.

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light.

Human Activities

Number of people: 7. Walking or running: 7. There were tracks from a 2-wheeled vehicle down near the surf. I didn't access through the Lost Creek parking lot, so don't have a vehicle count for that lot.

Notable Wildlife

Just a few gulls in the air, and beach hoppers (Traskorchestia) in the driftline.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

a few dead mole crabs (Emerita analoga)

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells, Wood pieces. major component of the driftline was lots of sea foam, much of it dried

Natural Changes

only some minor new slumps

Actions & Comments

It was an unusually empty beach for such a lovely afternoon and just past the low low tide. There was very little litter. Above the beach proper, some patches of cinquefoil (Potentilla pacifica) were in full glorius bloom.

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Lost Creek Wayside south, Lost Creek

September 4, 2023

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Lost Creek Wayside south, Lost Creek

August 23, 2023

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Lost Creek Wayside south, Lost Creek

June 13, 2023

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Lost Creek Wayside south, Lost Creek

March 16, 2023

A quiet, sunny day.

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Lost Creek Wayside south, Lost Creek

December 14, 2022

Sunny, calm and quiet.

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